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Mar 2014

Protect Your Collection from Adverse Environmental Conditions – Sustainably!

Are you a small institution with a mixed collection? Do you want to better understand temperature and humidity requirements for your collection? Are you committed to a sustainable future? Protect Heritage is pleased to announce the launch of a new service! Environment impacts every aspect of collection preservation. Without an organized understanding of your collection’s environmental requirements, you may be spending unnecessary energy and resources, or…

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Feb 2014

Monuments Men Movie on the Horizon

The upcoming film The Monuments Men, starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett, features a new take on World War II heroism. An Allied platoon infiltrated Germany in the closing months of the war. Their mission? Heritage protection. Based on Robert M. Edsel’s 2009 novel by the same name, the story details the systematic theft of artwork by the Nazis and…

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Jan 2014

A Chance for You to Help Protect Our Heritage – Treasure Caretaker Training: Digital Monastery Project

You can make a difference – together we can help prevent this kind of damage and loss.     Too many pieces of our global heritage are being lost because their caretakers lack the skills and knowledge to safeguard them. The pilot initiative Treasure Caretaker Training: Digital Monastery Project will train monks and nuns in Bhutan in the proper care and digital recording of art and icons…

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Jan 2014

Do Museum-Hosted Events Risk the Safety of Collections?

As with many questions of heritage preservation, the answer is both ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ Events hosted by the museum can certainly represent a risk to collection safety. Museum professionals easily imagine and often (sadly) remember incidents related to fire, theft, physical damage, pests, and so on. However, damage to collection is often less closely tied to events than more long-term risks resulting from reduced community…

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Nov 2013

ASSESSING AND MANAGING RISKS TO YOUR COLLECTIONS at Trinity College, Dublin

2013 ASSESSING and MANAGING RISKS TO YOUR COLLECTIONS   A two-day workshop delivered by ROBERT WALLER TRINITY COLLEGE LIBRARY, DUBLIN 18 & 19 November Hosted by: Trinity College Library, Preservation & Conservation Department Presented by: Robert Waller, President and Senior Risk Analyst at Protect Heritage Corp., a firm dedicated to helping institutions and organizations improve heritage management. Supported by: Trinity College Dublin, and Trinity Association…

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Feb 2012

International Symposium on Cultural Property Risk Analysis Posters Available Now

Posters presented at the International Symposium on Cultural Property Risk Analysis are now available on line here. Papers from most presentations have been submitted for an upcoming special issue of the journal Collections.  They are now in the edit and review process. Our next risk assessment workshop open to public subscription is at the AIC Annual Meeting on June 8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Registrations…

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Oct 2011

Thank you for your participation!

The Symposium and Workshop have very successfully concluded. The organizers express gratitude to the local organizing committee and to presenters and participants who all contributed to making these events such a success. Over the next few weeks we will be replacing the planning and registration pages of this website with abstracts and posters presented. Papers based on presentations are being solicited for a special issue…

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Oct 2010

The website for Lisbon 2011 is ready

Please visit our official website for the International Symposium and Workshop on Cultural Property Risk Analysis. http://protectheritage.com/Lisbon2011/



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